New USCIS Rule to Benefit Certain High Skilled Nonimmigrants and Immigrants

On January 15, 2016, USCIS published a new rule affecting H-1B1 and E-3 nonimmigrants, as well as certain EB-1 immigrants. The rule harmonizes the regulations with the implementing statute so that both state that H-1B1 and E-3 nonimmigrant workers are authorized to work for a specific employer incident to their status.  The rule clarifies that …

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